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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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11 Naitocho, Shinjuku 160-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked through the park to the traditional Japanese garden, and on to the Sendagaya gate. Stopped off halfway through to have green tea at the tea house (and Japanese crackers and chocolate). Very beautiful and worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ledih2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful botanical garden providing respite in busy Shinjuku. Only a 5 minute walk from the JR station but a world away.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice, peaceful walk through the garden. Unfortunately, the colors in winter are quite muted. French garden seems like it would have been awesome, but the neat rows of trees were bare in winter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grindingtravelXP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing garden in heart of Shinjuku - our favourite garden in all of Tokyo during our visit. Stunning.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank O9793WGalexj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Japanese garden very quickly on my last visit, so this visit, I planned a couple of hours to see more. The feel of the Japanese garden extends throughout the entire Garden, and is just beautiful. There is a French rose garden with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank J0Cullen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved walking around the beautiful gardens. Nice break from the hectic city. Make sure you check out the greenhouse.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rosie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The problem with seeing the gardens at this time of year is that they are dry and barren - any other time there would be colour and flower. Having said that the greenhouses are spectacular

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank investigator2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice garden to walk around, it is separated into different corners. I would recommend seeing it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IrelanfNicole13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic garden with lots of opportunities to capture the scenery. Great to wander, then sit down on a park bench to take in the atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank perfect_spy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a must see if you are in Tokyo, forget the Palace Gardens, this is so much better. There is a fee to enter the garden but once inside you understand why, the gardens are magnificently maintained with hundreds of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cholo_Juan
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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18 November 2018|
Response from MichiganjimMI | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know and we didn’t see anything about it. At this time they are holding the chrysanthemum festival. Either way it was so peaceful and gorgeous. You don’t even know you are in a huge city
3 September 2018|
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Response from AussieRhys | Reviewed this property |
Hey Nick, tourist attractions in Japan are always very busy (compared to Australia) and this park is no exception. The day of the week might make a big difference so I’d suggest maybe a weekday over a weekend. If you arrive... More
1 April 2018|
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Response from BlackMambaNumberFive | Reviewed this property |
The dark pink blossoms stay for a few more weeks. So Shinjuku Gyoen will do just fine :)